The Fishtown Beer Runners® combine responsible running and consumption in the interest of science. We gather once a week to run three to five miles, and conclude each run at a pub for a beer or two.
BEER RUNNERS FILM

BEER RUNNERS FILM

Filmmaker Justin Wirtalla has released BEER RUNNERS online for rent or download! The film has been to 3 festivals, had 4 nominations, and won 1 award. It’s been receiving high praise from runners and non-runners alike. Please spread the word and let us know if your running group, bar, or...
"America's Coolest Running Club" - Chris McDougall, author of Born To Run

“America’s Coolest Running Club” – Chris McDougall, author of Born To Run

Award winning author and barefooted running rock-star, Christopher McDougall, published some very kind words about FBR on his blog. In a piece about FBR’s role in the running of the Hammer of Glory during Philly Beer Week, Chris wrote, “I’ve run and beered with the Beer Runners, and apart from...
What is Beer Running

What is Beer Running

The Fishtown Beer Runners® combine responsible running with responsible drinking in the interest of science. We gather once a week to run three to five miles, and conclude each run at a pub for a beer or two.
The Mission

The Mission

The primary mission is to test the results of a scientific research study conducted by Manuel J Castillo-Garzon, MD, Professor of Medical Physiology, School of Medicine, at the University of Granada. The study said that beer and water have similar rehydration effects under the conditions of his study which compared...
Time and Location

Time and Location

Runs are Thursdays @ 7:00 PM sharp. Start location is 2346 E. Susquehanna Avenue in beautiful Fishtown. Click here for upcoming run destinations
To The Professor

To The Professor

Catholics have patron saints, sports teams and schools have mascots, and The Fishtown Beer Runners have The Professor. You will all be happy to know that FBR’s “patriarch” is a very cool, leather jacket wearing, motorcycle riding, generous, kind and humble man. The professor is Dr. Manuel Castillo-Garzon of the...
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October 18, 2018 -  Victoria Free House -  Trish's Breast Cancer Fundraiser

October 18, 2018 – Victoria Free House – Trish’s Breast Cancer Fundraiser

We run to Victoria Free House to support  Trish Houck fundraiser for the Susan G. Komen 3 Day Walk! It is also Trish’s birthday so there is a good chance there will be Stock’s cake!!  
October 25, 2018 - Goose Island Brewery -  Halloween Run

October 25, 2018 – Goose Island Brewery – Halloween Run

  It’s the 11th Annual Halloween Run!!! Costumes are strongly encouraged. Depending on the limitations of your costumes, you may want to run directly to Goose Island which is less than 1 mile from the Fishtown start location. For those who would like to show off their costumes to the world, plan to run down...
WE DID IT!

WE DID IT!

It has taken me almost a month to process my thoughts about the Mayor’s Cup and how to express how proud I am of FBR and our sister Beer Runners chapters. We raised over $10,000 for the American Cancer Society, placed second in the Men’s category, fielded the most volunteers, and hosted a heck of...
September 06, 2018 - Morgan's Pier

September 06, 2018 – Morgan’s Pier

September 13, 2018 -  Brewery ARS

September 13, 2018 – Brewery ARS

September 20, 2018 - Urban Village

September 20, 2018 – Urban Village

September 27, 2018 -  Interstate Draft House

September 27, 2018 – Interstate Draft House

August 02, 2018 -  Beer Garden at Eakins Oval

August 02, 2018 – Beer Garden at Eakins Oval

FBR returns to the Beer Garden at Eakins Oval. Howard from the Beer Garden is graciously donating a $1 for every beer sold to our Mayor’s Cup charity the American Cancer Society! This is one of those easy fundraisers just show up and drink beers and tell your non-running friends to join in on the...
August 07, 2018 - Irish Society (Special Tuesday Run)

August 07, 2018 – Irish Society (Special Tuesday Run)

Tuesday edition of FBR sponsored by Joe Galster and Sovereign Home Realty! That is right we are doing a Beer Run on a Tuesday! Joe Galster and Sovereign Home Realty are supplying FBR with craft beer which we will be selling for $3 (CASH ONLY) and 100% of the sales will be going to the...
August 09, 2018 - Philadelphia Brewing Company

August 09, 2018 – Philadelphia Brewing Company

As FBR’s final fundraiser for our Mayor’s Cup charity, the American Cancer Society, we are running to Philadelphia Brewing Company. Weather permitting, PBC will be hosting FBR outside and in their new Peacock Room! MORE DETAILS TO FOLLOW! Can’t make the run you can still donate here: http://main.acsevents.org/site/TR?fr_id=90542&pg=team&team_id=2350347 The Fishtown Beer Runners meet every Thursday at...
August 16, 2018 -  All City Summer Beer Run

August 16, 2018 – All City Summer Beer Run

  Join Yards Brewing Co. and Philly’s running clubs to get together and celebrate this amazing running community. Not in a club, no problem. You are welcome to join any of the clubs or join us for an city-wide group. Either way we would love to have you there to close out the summer with a bash....
August 23, 2018 - Bottle Bar East & Stone Brewing Co.

August 23, 2018 – Bottle Bar East & Stone Brewing Co.

Bottle Bar East now has an outside beer garden area!  The  run will feature Stone Brewing Company beers. The following beers will be discounted for us: Fear Movie Lions NE Style Double IPA Ripper Pale Ale Tangerine Express IPA Scorpion Bowl IPA The Fishtown Beer Runners meet every Thursday at 7pm at three different starting locations...